Judicial costs fall by a third, says Courts Service

The Courts Service says that judicial costs last year were one third lower than in 2008, with a 42 per cent savings in accommodation costs.

19th February, 2013
Overall judicial costs dropped from €2,432,580 in 2008 to €1,674,466 last year.

The Courts Service says that judicial costs last year were one third lower than in 2008, with a 42 per cent savings in accommodation costs.

Overall costs dropped from €2,432,580 in 2008 to €1,674,466 last year, despite a substantial increases in the courts' workload and a rise in the numbers of judges, from 131 in 2006 to 146 last year.

But the cost of judicial robes increased last year by €18,000, reflecting the appointment of almost 20 new judges. The Courts...

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